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Tuesday 9 February 2016

Adelaide Hills

Wirra Wirra buys Adelaide Hills star

McLaren Vale producer Wirra Wirra has stepped up its interest in the Adelaide Hills by acquiring highly regarded Pinot Noir producer Ashton Hills.

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 Australian reds

We round up the reds making an impact with the trade following Wine Australia’s “Inspired” annual tasting.

Monday, September 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 Australian white wines

Following Wine Australia’s annual Inspired tasting, we round up the country’s whites commended by members of the trade.

Thursday, September 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Majestic Wine to list Hardys icon

Australian wine brand Hardys is reinforcing its historic and upmarket credentials in the UK with the launch of two new ranges and a listing for its Eileen Hardy blend.

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 1 Comment »

The top 10 wines in the UK press

Find out which Vinho Verde Matthew Jukes says is in “a different league from the competition” and which Viognier he says “gets the pulse racing”.

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 3 Comments »

Aussie wine trends: 2. Refining Shiraz

Although less dramatic than Chardonnay’s stylistic swing from broad to bony, Australia’s flagship grape Shiraz has also been losing weight and gaining tone.

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 1 Comment »

Aussie wine trends: 6. Semillon/Sauvignon

As part of an attempt to compete with New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc, Australia has renewed its focus on the quality and style of its Semillon and Sauvignon.

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 No Comments »

Aussie wine trends: 7. Sub-regional recognition

Australia is well-known for its attempts to highlight regional distinctions, but today the focus is also on sub regions and single vineyards.

Monday, January 7th, 2013 1 Comment »

Petaluma to build new winery

Australia’s Petaluma is to build a new winery in the Adelaide Hills in time for the 2015 vintage as the lease on its current site comes to an end.

Thursday, December 20th, 2012 No Comments »

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